10 July 2017 - Posted by Mark Dunn in Human Trafficking Awareness, Anti-Bribery And Corruption
In October 2015, the UK Modern Slavery Act came into effect. One year later, several reports have measured and scrutinised the quality of businesses’ modern slavery statements. Read on to learn how the obligations imposes on UK businesses and how you can meet them.
3 February 2017 - Posted by Mark Dunn in Human Trafficking Awareness, Anti-Bribery And Corruption
Using the insights from our latest webinar, Modern Slavery in Construction, we have compiled the most engaging discussion highlights from our experts into an intriguing report. Read more on our panellists responses to the ethical labour issues in the sector.
19 December 2016 - Posted by Mark Dunn in Human Trafficking Awareness, Anti-Bribery And Corruption
During the cheerful, festive period it can become too easy to turn a blind eye as to where our favourite gifts originate. In this article we take a deeper look into how modern slavery takes place in the makings of chocolate, wine and certain electronic goods.
30 November 2016 - Posted by Mark Dunn in Human Trafficking Awareness, Anti-Bribery And Corruption
This feature length article highlights findings from three new reports, showing the progress by companies complying with the UK Modern Slavery Act. With almost half of FTSE companies currently not complying, and 77% of companies that participated in a recent research study agreeing there is a likelihood of modern slavery occurring in their supply chains - there is still much to do.
1 April 2016 - Posted by Sam Hemmant in Human Trafficking Awareness, Anti-Bribery And Corruption, Anti-Money Laundering
The UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 requires organisations to produce an annual slavery and human trafficking statement, detailing the steps they have taken to mitigate these risks in their business and supply chains. If you carry out any part of your business in the UK and turnover more than £36M globally, the requirement applies to you. Watch our guide for more information.
29 February 2016 - Posted by Sam Hemmant in Human Trafficking Awareness, Anti-Bribery And Corruption, Media Monitoring
Amnesty International’s recent report about child labour in supply chains demonstrated children as young as seven working in cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Cobalt is used in mobile phone batteries and Amnesty accuses several global electronics brands of failing to do basic supply chain checks. This was widely reported in the media at the time but is not the only example of media interest in the issue of modern slavery.
6 November 2015 - Posted by Doireann Clabby in Human Trafficking Awareness, Anti-Bribery And Corruption
As the migrant crisis rages on in Europe the topic of modern slavery is never far from the headlines. As the UK Modern slavery Act comes into full effect we outline the steps for organisations to stay compliant.